The women’s softball team will take to the field Jan. 31 for JUCO kickoff games against St. Johns River State College and Tallahassee Community College at 4:20 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. in Clearwater, Fla. The team’s first home games will be held at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 14 against Seminole State College. For the complete schedule, click here. … Continue reading Softball season kicks off Jan. 31
Palm Beach State College Athletics has reached out through social media to expand its coverage area. The first installment of “Panther Basketball Bites” featuring Head Men’s Basketball Coach Scott McMillin and Head Women’s basketball Coach Kris Ruffo is currently on YouTube.
The short presentation covers the whole spectrum of basketball issues, including the coach’s perspective, game highlights and photos of featured players. The goal is to have Panther Basketball Bites published every two weeks during the season on YouTube. … Continue reading Panthers expand social media outreach through basketball talk show
Two of the Panthers’ four sophomores in women’s basketball have already made commitments to play at the next level for their junior and senior seasons.
Ashley Jones, a sophomore forward, will continue her career at “THE U” (Miami University) and Alana Arias has committed to be a Ram next year attending Colorado State University. Both students signed full grants-in-aid at their respective institutions.
Jones, who has already been the FCSAA Player of the Week this season, … Continue reading Ashley Jones and Alana Arias sign NCAA Division I letters of intent
Members of the Palm Beach State College music department faculty will present a Faculty Jazz Combo concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 30 on Stage West on the Lake Worth campus. Admission is $10. Palm Beach State faculty, staff and students may receive one free ticket with ID.
Performers are: David Gibble, trumpet and flugelhorn; Mike Egan, trombone; and Ron Nordwall, saxophone. Also performing are Neil Bacher, guitar; Brad Keller, piano; David Tomasello, bass; and Frank Derrick, … Continue reading Music department to present Faculty Jazz Combo concert Jan. 30
Kris Ruffo, head coach of Palm Beach State College’s women’s basketball team, earned her 300th overall career win Jan. 11 when she led the panthers to victory against southern conference rival St. Petersburg 70-57. To date, she has achieved 106 wins as head coach at Palm Beach State.
The team is currently #4 in the Florida College System Activities Association rankings and #17 in the National Junior College Athletic Association poll. Ruffo has taken her teams to the FCSAA “Elite 8” of the State tournament three of the past five years and gone to the “Final Four” twice. … Continue reading Kris Ruffo earns 300th overall career victory
Artist Amalia Amaki, former professor of modern and contemporary art at the University of Alabama, is featuring her latest artwork in an exhibition titled “Homage: Poems and Images of Gratitude and Affection” through Feb. 8 at The Art Gallery at Eissey Campus, Palm Beach State College.
The exhibit, which is inspired by a limited edition artist book of the same title, features poems each accompanied by Amaki’s expressive artwork.
“This project is a collection of conversations,” says Amaki. … Continue reading Internationally-recognized artist Amalia Amaki showcasing new artwork at The Art Gallery at Eissey Campus
A total of 2,676 new graduates received their degrees and certificates during Palm Beach State College’s morning and afternoon commencement ceremonies held Dec. 19 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center.
Click on the image to view the Flickr album. … Continue reading PBSC graduates more than 2,600 at fall commencement ceremonies
English professor Brad Johnson has released his first, full-length poetry collection titled “The Happiness Theory” from The Main Street Rag.
“Brad Johnson’s poems are visceral, memorable, and striking in the way they dwell in reality, yet take sudden surrealistic leaps,” said Diane Thiel, internationally recognized poet and author. “The poems in this collection grapple with various kinds of love and connections, and particularly issues of parenting with a touch of dark humor that has resonance on a number of levels. … Continue reading Brad Johnson releases “The Happiness Theory”
Palm Beach State College has earned the number one spot on the list of the top 53 most affordable online colleges in Florida by Affordable Colleges Online.
At Palm Beach State, individuals can pursue either an online Bachelor of Applied Science degree or an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The B.S.N. program requires two clinical field experiences, while the B.A.S. can be completed entirely online.
The ranking also includes a spotlight interview, … Continue reading Palm Beach State ranks #1 in affordable online learning
Be Creative, Be Useful, Be Practical, Be Generous – this is the philosophy of actor John Lithgow, who will be the keynote speaker for the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s STEAM fundraiser Jan. 30.
The event, titled “Inside the Mind of John Lithgow” is expected to attract more than 600 guests and is presented by Bank of America. It will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts.
The goal is to raise money to support STEAM scholarships, … Continue reading John Lithgow to speak at January STEAM event